Snow days in New York City

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Snow days in New York City

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A winter storm packing snow and Arctic cold slammed the northeastern United States on Tuesday, grounding 3,000 flights, shutting down government offices and schools and making travel a potential nightmare for millions.

States across the northeast declared emergencies and warned residents not to travel during the fast-moving storm, which packed a potentially lethal combination of snow and wind, backed by temperatures up to 30 degrees Fahrenheit below normal.

This storm presented an opportunity for many, including Yahoo News photographer Gordon Donovan, to capture moments shared among people trying to get to work -- and those who wanted to enjoy the snow despite the freezing cold. (Yahoo News)

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